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Author: Neil IsraelHarvey KormanFred WillardJoe RothJohn RitterAll authors
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Lorimar Productions, 1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It's the 1990s and the world's oil is gone; the U.S. Treasury is empty; and a billionaire loan shark is about to foreclose on the nation, explaining, "We all gotta eat." The solution: a telethon to save the country from bankruptcy--VHS Container.

Press kit includes: 22 black and white still photographs, biographical information.

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Genre/Form: Screwball comedy films
Feature films
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Israel; Harvey Korman; Fred Willard; Joe Roth; John Ritter; Michael Mislove; Monica Johnson; Philip Proctor; Peter Bergman; Peter Riegert; Zane Buzby; Nancy Morgan; Meat Loaf, (Vocalist); Elvis Costello; Tom Scott; Gerald Hirschfeld; John C Howard, film editor.; I Stanford Jolley; Lorimar Productions.
OCLC Number: 220879271
Notes: Based on a play by Phillip Proctor & Peter Bergman.
Credits: Music score by Tom Scott ; director of photography, Gerald Hirschfeld ; editor, John C. Howard ; production designer, Stan Jolley.
Cast: Harvey Korman (Monty Rushmore), Fred Willard (Vanderhoof), Peter Riegart (Eric McMerkin), Zane Buzby (Mouling Jackson), Nancy Morgan (Lucy Beth Roosevelt), John Ritter (Chet Roosevelt), Meat Loaf (Oklahoma Roy Budnitz), Elvis Costello (Earl Manchester).
Description: 1 portfolio (28 pieces) ; 30 cm
Other Titles: Americathon (Motion picture)
Responsibility: directed by Neal Israel ; produced by Joe Roth ; screenplay by Neal Israel, Michael Mislove, Monica McGowen Johnson ; play and adaptation by Phil Proctor and Peter Bergman].

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It's the 1990s and the world's oil is gone; the U.S. Treasury is empty; and a billionaire loan shark is about to foreclose on the nation, explaining, "We all gotta eat." The solution: a telethon to save the country from bankruptcy--VHS Container.

Press kit includes: 22 black and white still photographs, biographical information.

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